Why You Need Localization: Transifex and TextMaster Explain

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Localization involves translating a website, app or software for different regions. Not only do you need to handle the translation, but you also need to store all this text somewhere. Don’t forget, online content includes whole pages, but also small snippets of text called strings or translation keys (ex: “Learn more” or “Instant quote” buttons).

You could try to manage all this by copy/pasting to and from your site into a spreadsheet, but you’ll want [...]

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5 Tips to Successfully Translate Your Website

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As more and more companies feel the need to expand internationally to stay competitive, the question isn’t if you should translate your website, but when. With global online sales surpassing $1 trillion in 2013 (eMarketer, 2012), companies are missing out if they are limiting their audience to one language group. Nevertheless, translating an entire website requires a fair amount of linguistic and technical skill, not to mention a good dose of common sense.

Now that [...]

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